Schoenbeck Family History

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Schoenbeck Name Meaning

North German (Schönbeck): topographic name from Middle Low German schone ‘beautiful’ + beke ‘creek’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Schönbeck or Schönebeck. It is also found as a Jewish name, in some cases ornamental rather than habitational. Belgian: habitational name from places in Belgium named Schoenbeek in Limburg, or Schoonbeek in West Flanders.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schoeneck, Schoenberg, Schoenrock, Schoenfeld, Seebeck, Schwanbeck

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Schoenbeck Family Origin

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Schoenbeck Family Occupations

What did your Schoenbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schoenbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schoenbeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenbeck. A less common occupation for the Schoenbeck family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Retail Grocer

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schoenbeck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schoenbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schoenbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenbeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schoenbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schoenbeck. For the veterans among your Schoenbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schoenbeck in 1963 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenbeck

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